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February 15, 2011

Carnival Cruise Lines Reports Record Booking Week, Receiving More Than 165,000 Reservations

CARNIVAL CRUISE LINES REPORTS RECORD BOOKING WEEK, RECEIVING MORE THAN 165,000 RESERVATIONS  Carnival Cruise Lines set a one-week reservations record booking 165,308 guests between Feb. 7-13, 2011, eclipsing the previous one-week reservations record set nearly four years ago.   Bookings were at unprecedented levels across the line’s fleet, which operates three- to 16-day voyages from…

Carnival Cruise Lines Reports Record Booking Week, Receiving More Than 165,000 Reservations

Carnival Cruise Lines set a one-week reservations record booking 165,308 guests between Feb. 7-13, 2011, eclipsing the previous one-week reservations record set nearly four years ago.   Bookings were at unprecedented levels across the line’s fleet, which operates three- to 16-day voyages from a wide range of convenient North American homeports as well as European cruises.…
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February 14, 2011

Yester Named Nova Southeastern University’s ‘Alumni of the Year’

Brenda Yester, Carnival Cruise Lines’ senior vice president of revenue management, has been named the Alumni of the Year of the Huizenga Business School at Nova Southeastern University, where she earned her master’s of business administration.   Yester was recognized for her many accomplishments during her 12-year Carnival career during which she has developed one of…
February 11, 2011

We Have a Winner! ‘Turf on Surf’ Chosen as Name for Mini Golf Course on New Carnival Magic

[slideshow] Congrats to Shaun Mullins of Justin, Texas, whose highly creative entry of “Turf on Surf” has been named the winner of Carnival Magic’s “Name the Mini Golf” contest.   It goes without saying that the moniker fits Carnival Magic to a “tee!” “Turf on Surf” will be among the many fun-filled features available on the…
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February 9, 2011

‘Fun Ship’ Guests Enjoy New Tropical Watering Hole: ‘Captain Morgan on the Rocks’ at Half Moon Cay

Half Moon Cay – the crescent-shaped private Bahamian island that is one of Carnival Cruise Lines’ most popular ports of call – now features a truly unique watering hole called Captain Morgan on the Rocks. Inspired by the adventures of real-life privateer Captain Henry Morgan, the nautical-themed bar resembles a 101-foot-long twin decked, three-masted schooner…
February 8, 2011

Carnival Cruise Lines Unveils Donation of Fun Centers and Laptops to MUSC Children’s Hospital

During a recent visit by entertainment staff from the cruise ship Carnival Fantasy to the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) Children’s Hospital, the seagoing employees helped unveil two new Carnival Fun Centers and two laptop computers, which were donated by the cruise line. Each Fun Center includes a Nintendo Wii console, flat panel television…
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February 4, 2011

Sixthman Celebrates 25th Full Ship Charter with Carnival Cruise Lines

Music-themed cruise experts Sixthman and Carnival Cruise Lines celebrated the completion of their 25th full ship charter with the line -- Lynyrd Skynyrd’s  Simple Man cruise aboard the Carnival Inspiration – with a special celebration in their Atlanta headquarters earlier this month. Since 2001, the Sixthman team has brought top musical acts onboard Carnival’s “Fun…
February 3, 2011

2010 A Record Year for Grand Turk Cruise Center With Nearly 250 Port Calls and 625,000 Passengers

  Five years ago the Grand Turk Cruise Center (GTCC) was dubbed the “Caribbean’s newest cruise port facility,” destined to become a favorite of vacationers from around the world. With its state-of-the-art facilities and convenient access to the island’s breathtaking white-sand beaches, the Grand Turk Cruise Center has far exceeded those expectations. The 2010 cruise…
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February 2, 2011

Scenes from Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked! Filmed During Caribbean Cruise on Carnival Dream Last Week

SCENES FROM ALVIN AND THE CHIPMUNKS: CHIPWRECKED! FILMED DURING CARIBBEAN CRUISE ON CARNIVAL DREAM LAST WEEK Fox 2000 Pictures began production on ALVIN AND THE CHIPMUNKS: CHIPWRECKED!, the third installment of the blockbuster movie franchise, on January 22 during a Caribbean cruise on the Carnival Dream, the newest and largest ship in Carnival Cruise Lines’…

Scenes from Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked! Filmed During Caribbean Cruise on Carnival Dream Last Week

  Fox 2000 Pictures began production on ALVIN AND THE CHIPMUNKS: CHIPWRECKED!, the third installment of the blockbuster movie franchise, on January 22 during a Caribbean cruise on the Carnival Dream, the newest and largest ship in Carnival Cruise Lines’ fleet.  Filming took place primarily on the ship’s upper, open decks with scenes featuring actor…
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